Macintosh Software

Burning A BluRay Disc From Final Cut Pro X 10.3.2

Jumping through hoops to write a BluRay Disc From FCP X 10.3.2 - by David R Beebe
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Wacom Driver Issue

Wacom Intuos Pro Driver Issue - by David R Beebe
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More Fun WIth Helicon Focus

More Fun With Helicon Focus - by David R Beebe
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Fun With Focus Stacking

Fun with focus stacking using Helicon software - by David R Beebe
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3D Printing

3D Printing Fun @ The Hive - by David R Beebe
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Moving From Aperture To Capture One

Migrating from Aperture libraries to Capture One catalogs - by David R Beebe
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Capture One Pro 9 First Thoughts

Capture One Pro 9 First Thoughts - by David R Beebe
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How To Competely Disable Back To My Mac

How To Completely Disable "Back To My Mac" - by David R Beebe
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3D Titles in FCP X

A few notes on working with the new 3D Titles in FCP X 10.2.x - by David R Beebe
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Aperture Survival Tips

A few post Aperture Apocalypse tips - by David R Beebe
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Mourning The End Of Aperture

Mourning the pending loss of Aperture - by David R Beebe
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Compressor Distributed Processing

Solving an odd file permissions issue with Compressor - by David R Beebe
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From Snow Leopard To Yosemite

From Snow Leopard To Yosemite - by David R Beebe
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iTunes 11 Determing Gapless Playback Information

How to stop iTunes 11 from spinning its wheels "Determining Gapless Playback Information" at every startup - by David R Beebe
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SuperDuper! Service

This is how customer support should be everywhere - by David R Beebe
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From Snow Leopard To Mavericks And Back Again

From Snow Leopard To Mavericks And Back Again - by David R Beebe
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Managing Multiple iTunes Libraries

I have a separate iTunes library of royalty-free music that I have licensed from Fresh Music. I use this in the final stage of video production. Here is the workflow I have developed to do that. - by David R. Beebe
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RapidWeaver Version 5

RapidWeaver's latest upgrade to version 5 is solid and offers some welcome enhancements. - by David R. Beebe
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FCPX Workflow

I mostly produce chronological travel videos mixing still photography, video, titles (wildlife identification, etc.) and music. Over the years I have developed a specific workflow that helps me streamline the editing process. - by David R. Beebe
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FCP X 10.0.4

FCP X 10.0.4 was released in mid-April, 2012. It brings to the table a lot of new features. To my great relief, it has also solved my orphaned frame problem outlined in my 3/22 note. - by David R. Beebe
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FCP X and Compound Clips

FCP X has a feature to group clips together into a single virtual clip in the timeline. While this works well for managing 2 portrait oriented clips side-by-side, it has some unwanted results when grouping many clips together. - by David R. Beebe
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FCPX and Keyboard Maestro

Keyboard Maestro makes short work of repetitive tasks by giving you the ability to easily record macros. I find this really useful in FCP X. - by David R. Beebe
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FCPX and BD-R

I find it to be an amazing oversight, either in my search capabilities or in the lack of information available on the best project length to fill a BD-R disc from FCP X - by David R. Beebe
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FCPX Stabilization vs. iStabilize

Post-production video stabilization comparison between Final Cut Pro X and iStabilize - by David R. Beebe
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Final Cut Pro X First Thoughts

First impressions on making the transition from Final Cut Express to Final Cut Pro X - by David R. Beebe
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Authoring BluRay For BD-R

I've compiled my notes on authoring BluRay content on BD (instead of DVDs) using Roxio Toast to give you a head start - by David R. Beebe
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Timecode Calculator

Netmedia's Timecode Calculator is an invaluable tool for matching video sequences to royal-free music candidates of the appropriate duration - by David R. Beebe
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NIK Software Plug-ins

If you work in Aperture, Lightroom or Photoshop, you owe it to yourself to check out the excellent plug-ins from NiK Software. They will simplify your workflow and amaze you with the results for black & white and color processing, pre and post -production sharpening, etc. - by David R. Beebe
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Backup Of Camera Flash Memory In The Field

A reminder that Macintosh OS X is unix-based which lets you leverage the power of the rsync command for doing incremental backups of your SD media from your AVCHD camcorder - by David R. Beebe
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Toast Pro DVD Authoring

Its been a love-hate relationship with Roxio's Toast but since there is little else to use on Macintosh, I wanted to share my observations on making it work - by David R. Beebe
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Output From Final Cut Express

I've done a lot of testing for the best export settings from Final Cut Express so you don't have to - by David R. Beebe
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iStabilize Is Amazing

How to use iStabilize as an external video editor from Final Cut Express - by David R. Beebe
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Audio Editing WIth Final Cut Express

Its far from perfect but if you need to retain audio with a lot of wind noise on a video clip, try this filter in Final Cut Express - by David R. Beebe
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Editing AVCHD With Final Cut Express

I've been editing AVCHD video clips with Final Cut Express for a year now and wanted to share with you my observations - by David R. Beebe
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Importing AVCHD Into Final Cut Express

There are a number of ways to import AVCHD video clips into Final Cut Express and each has pros and cons - by David R. Beebe
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Preparing Still Images In Aperture For Final Cut Express

I import still images into every video project, here is an overview of my workflow from Aperture to Final Cut Express- by David R. Beebe
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